The weekend

After the gut punch of The Natural Way of Things, bestselling literary fiction writer Wood returns with this calmer exploration of female friendship. While The…

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Acid for the Children

The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ iconic bassist has released a revealing memoir.

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Sir Frederick Jordan: Fire under the Frost

“Better than most lawyers, he understood that life was more than work and that some of its richest pleasures only began after catching the 5.15…

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Chase Darkness with Me: how one true crime writer started solving murders

After 17 years of writing about cold cases, US investigative journalist Billy Jensen decides to solve homicides. Two catalysts push him forward. 

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Finding the Heart 
of the Nation

When I first read the Uluru Statement from the Heart, I was struck by its clear and profound vision for the future of our nation….

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Bruny

The follow-up book after a stellar success is always shadowed by expectation. So it is a delight to discover Australian novelist Heather Rose has navigated…

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Maybe the horse will talk

Second-year, second-career lawyer Stephen Maserov is living the corporate nightmare – “in fear of losing a job I absolutely hate”.

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Money Spinners: How Australians were fed lies, sold spin and charged money for nothing by banks and financial advisers

Annelise Nielsen is a political journalist and presenter at Sky News Australia who travelled Australia reporting on the Hayne Royal Commission into the Banking, Superannuation…

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Salt

For more than 30 years, Bruce Pascoe has been quietly penning some of our most important literature and flown under the radar for most of…

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Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Elliot Rook QC is an esteemed barrister whose success hides a murky past. When called upon to defend a childhood acquaintance charged with murder, he…

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